If you love dressing up, then Halloween is doubtless a day you really look forward to. You can choose fancy dress costumes that are scary or sexy (or both!), or just plain weird…! Here’s a list of the best fancy dress stores in Singapore if you want to buy clothes and accessories fairly cheaply, or rent costumes. Tip: The standard rental period is usually three days and most places require a deposit of around $100 to $300. Check them out; the party might be small this year, but it can still be fun!
Catering to everyone from babies to adults, Ministry of Costumes can supply outfits and accessories for individuals and families to groups of any size – from 10 people up to 500! With 30 years of experience under their belt, the company has over 25,000 costumes on offer, with themes ranging from Alice in Wonderland, Disney princess and superheroes to Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and Star Wars. Rental starts from just $40 for a three-day period. Visit the store and take your time to browse through the extensive collection; there’s plenty of seating and no limits on the number of costumes that can be tried on.
#09-03, 203A Henderson Road
You won’t be stuck for choice here, with over 50,000 costumes and 4,000 accessories from movie heroes, villains and more. Rental starts at $60 for a standard costume, accessories from $10.
3 Kelantan Lane, Level 1 and 2
Here’s your chance to be any superhero you want, be it Batman, Spiderman, Wonder Woman or even The Hulk. Rental starts at $30.
Monday to Friday; 1-6pm; Saturday (1-4pm) by appointment only
#09-05 Henderson Industrial Park, Block 203 Henderson Road
Halloween costumes don’t have to be scary. At Global Mascot, you’ll find life-sized mascot outfits such as dolphins, bears and even a ketchup bottle. Just don’t boil to death!
Monday to Saturday, 11am to 7pm
114 Lavender Street, #01-55/56 CT Hub, Building 2
H&M has its very own Halloween collection for kids, including a dress from Frozen, a skeleton body suit and plenty of superhero paraphernalia.
Monday to Sunday 10am to 10pm
1 Grange Road
There’s plenty for everyone at this store, including vampire, witch and zombie costumes for grown-ups, and bumblebee, shark and superhero outfits for the kids (up to ten years old).
2 Havelock Road, #02-16/17/18 Havelock II
This shop on the third floor of Far East Plaza has been the place to head to for as long as we can remember. From cheap wigs and 70s boots to Halloween accessories, it has it all. You have to dig deep sometimes, but the lovely staff know exactly where everything is!
Monday to Sunday 12pm to 8.30pm
#03-08/09 Far East Plaza
Looking for a one-stop-shop for kids’ costumes, from pumpkins, princesses and little mermaids to superheroes? They’ve got it.
Bukit Timah Plaza #01-27, 1 Jalan Anak Bukit
Plus, a quirky virtual option!
For those gamers out there, dress your alter ego in Republiqe’s Halloween digital capsule collection. Choose from five looks inspired by fable characters from popular culture. The series explores common materials found in Halloween costumes such as PVC, mesh, satin, latex and velvet.
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